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Budget Inn Express

1806 Mcdonough St, Joliet, IL 60435 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
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Ranked #22 of 23 hotels in Joliet
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Luckily I asked to see the room BEFORE I paid for it. The sheets bedspread and pillow were thrown on the window ledge - they were filthy. The pillows were stained, and there was crap and cigarette burns in the carpet (this is a non-smoking room!!)Absolutely no sign that a housekeeper cleaned the room. I know this is a cheap,... More

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Aurora, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Do NOT try to save a few bucks and stay here. First room: hair on the sheets, pillows dingy and flat. Second room: huge burn holes in the bedspread, too scared to check for more hair. We did an about face and got out of there! Spend a few more dollars and stay somewhere else!

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Joliet, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This place is terrible. I was late adding more time to my room during check out time because of work, and they gave the family pet away to a guest. With threats of lawsuits, we got her back. The hotel is dirty with trash in same spots in halls and stairs everyday. Stay at Motel 6 behind instead. Much nicer.

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We stayed there in Aug 2013. The advertised rate was for a single person. Doubles rate was $5 more. The manager showed us the room before we paid. The room was clean with the bare necessities. No funny smells. Bedspread had a few tiny burn holes and the pillows had seen better days. We asked for, and got additional pillows.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for some peace and quiet BC the house we live is really noisy. The price was good and theyaccepted cash. We get to the room, and to throw myself into the door to get it open. The bedding had tears, the pillows were probably 10 years old (and if you ask the desk people,... More

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Joliet, Illinois
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

I was unfortunate enough to have the displeasure of staying at this "motel". The "manager"-His name is Harry, is rude, unsympathetic, and makes no apology for the condition, service, or the inconvenience that he , his staff, and the motel causes its guests. Every day for a week, I walked past the same cigarette butts and disgusting undergarment laying in... More

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Viera, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

When we checked in the lobby was the first sign that this was a GHETTO hotel. We checked into our room, and the beds were not made and the sheets and covers smelled funny. The next morning we had to wait for two hours while they washed the same sheets and put them back on the beds. The people next... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

The lady at the friont desk was nice.The surrounding were scarry. They had camera surveillance . The lobby ceiling had a large hole with some material hanging out.We wanted to check out the room before we purchased it .We did not find bugs. It looked some what clean. My socks did not turn black from walking on the floor.We spent... More

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Woodridge, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2010

we decided to stay here for a wedding after all hotels in the area were booked. little did i know how much of a BAD mistake this was. after walking in and booking two rooms, we left for the wedding. had a wonderful time there, however returned to our room after the reception to find the cover of the a/c... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2009

I wish I had read previous reviews before checking in. I had just exited the highway and saw a sign with a great price including free wifi and continental breakfast. I walked into the room and pulled out the chair at the desk area to sit down. It was not just stained, but had hardened fluids on it. It was... More

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Address: 1806 Mcdonough St, Joliet, IL 60435 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
Location: United States > Illinois > Joliet
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